Purchasing Assistant

Department: Purchasing Department Salary: DOE APPLY NOW BACK TO OPENINGS

PAL-CON, Ltd. is an industry leader in natural gas heat exchanger manufacturing, installation, and repair. We are seeking a detail-oriented, organized Purchasing Assistant to join our team. The Purchasing Assistant will play a crucial role in supporting the purchasing department by assisting with various administrative tasks and ensuring the timely procurement of service providers, materials, supplies, and other items as necessary to complete clients’ projects timely.

Duties: - Assist with the procurement process, including sourcing, negotiating prices, and placing orders - Maintain accurate records of purchases, pricing, and delivery information - Monitor purchases and coordinate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials - Collaborate with internal departments to determine purchasing needs and specifications - Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers and evaluate their products and services - Assist in the development and maintenance of supplier relationships - Generate reports on purchasing activities and provide analysis to support decision-making - Support the implementation of purchasing strategies to optimize cost savings and efficiency - Assist with contract management, including reviewing terms and conditions - Request COIs as necessary - Comply with ISO 9001 standards as they apply to our Purchasing Department

Experience: - Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement role in a manufacturing setting is preferred - Proficiency in using SAP or similar software - Strong negotiation skills and the ability to secure favorable pricing and terms - Knowledge of materials management principles and practices - Familiarity with e-commerce platforms for purchasing materials online - Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively - Attention to detail and accuracy in record keeping - Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for procurement and have experience in negotiating prices, managing contracts, and coordinating purchasing activities, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join our team as a Purchasing Assistant and contribute to our success by ensuring efficient procurement processes.

Pal-Con, Ltd.’s standard office hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 AM until 5:30 PM; this position’s hours may vary depending on production requirements. Pal-Con offers competitive wages and benefits. This position reports to the Purchasing Manager and executive management.